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I had HIV test today and in paper they wrote hiv1 and hiv2, what are these tests?They will give me results in 15 days, why?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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In brief: Two viruses

Hiv1 is the common virus that causes aids but there is a second virus hiv2 from a different origin for which a second test is needed.
I hope that by now you've gotten results and that whatever they are, you'll remain proactive about your health.

In brief: Two viruses

Hiv1 is the common virus that causes aids but there is a second virus hiv2 from a different origin for which a second test is needed.
I hope that by now you've gotten results and that whatever they are, you'll remain proactive about your health.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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